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i have a small lump under my tongue

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Options: If it has been there more than 2 weeks or is growing i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is.

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your dentist: It could be a blocked mucous or salivary duct, mucocele or any other pathology or even normal anatomical structure. It is always recommended to check ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sidney Chonowski
42 years experience Dentistry
Gum growth: Can be a number of things. Most probably a salivery gland issue. You should see an oral surgeon for an evaluation.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pablo Arango
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably not: As long as they are not painful, or growing. Thet usually are minor salivary glands and are normal.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
36 years experience Dentistry
Tori: I'm not sure what your question is, but i will try to help. The slow growing bone growth under your tongue (and also sometimes in the middle of the p ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Tongue piercing: Please see your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon to check for infection, a common and potentially serious complication. Dentist's don't like tongue piercin ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
See a doc: I would suggest you see a physician, preferably an ent, asap. I don't usually advise people to get worried or too concerned but if that's th ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Stone vs. tumor : Under the tongue on each side, there is a major salivary gland called the sublingual gland. If a mass arises in this gland, it could be a stone, or a ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Worry: Get in to see the oral surgeon right away. May only be a clogged salivary duct , but take no chances. Prime location for oral cancer. Get to the oral ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Could be...: ...Especially if you used tobacco products. What are you waiting for? See a doctor for a proper evaluation. We cannot do this online. Don't pan ... Read More

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